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As if it wasn't confusing enough: One goes to Australia with the idea of a kangaroo. But soon one finds out all these kangaroos in their home county are split into kangaroos, wallabies, pademelons, potoroos and - wallaroos. We asked several times for the description of a real difference, but nothing ever was really persuading. Maybe the whole confusion began with the settlement of the white race and their lack of understanding.
Anyway Australians are pretty amused, whole Europe now named it's new currency after an Australian animal...